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Course Adobe InDesign Level 1
  • Public Scheduled Price£425 +VAT
  • Course Duration2 Days
  • Course Options
    Public Scheduled
    Public Scheduled
    Fixed content, fixed date, fixed location, fixed length, multiple organisations - All you need to do is choose which course you would like to attend and contact us to book!
    Private
    Private
    Flexible content, flexible date, flexible location, variable length, private to your organisation - Courses can be held at one of our training venues or at another location convenient to you. Training can be set over a number of days or weeks to allow for practice time between training sessions.
    Bespoke
    Bespoke
    Bespoke private training can be based on an existing course or a number of lessons taken from several courses, we can also write bespoke courses for you based on your in-house systems or development program.
Overview
Adobe InDesign is an industry-leading program that takes desktop publishing and design to a new level. The goal of this course is for you to be able to create simple but professional documents that are ready to use for the web and for print.
Prerequisites
    • Delegates should have a good working knowledge of using a Windows based PC and be confident with using a mouse and keyboard. Delegates should feel at ease performing tasks such as arranging, sizing and switching between Windows.
Objectives
    • Understand the Interface and change Preferences
    • Set up a variety of Documents
    • Make use of Columns, Guides and Grids for Layout
    • Understand Master Pages and add Page Numbers
    • How to Place Graphics and Fitting techniques
    • Add and edit Text
    • Create your own Objects for a variety of uses
    • Create Colours and store in Swatch Libraries
    • Add simple Effects such as transparency and shadows
    • Quickly change text formatting with Styles
    • Create a Table of Contents
    • Add Tables
    • Export to PDF and Package your project
    • Add Interactive Links to PDF pages and webpages
What's included
    • Laptops are available for training delivered at client's premises
    • Lunch and refreshments when training is delivered at our training venues
    • Comprehensive course materials and exercises
    • Telephone and Email Support
Course Content
    • Introduction
      Preferences and Defaults
      Changing Units and Increments
    • The Workspace
      Using the Tools
      Using Panels
      Opening and closing documents Changing the view
      Selecting objects Saving
      Undoing mistakes
    • Setting up Documents
      Basic layout options
      Using Rulers, Guides, and Grids
      Working with Pages and Spreads
      Laying out pages with Frames
      Using Master Pages
      Numbering pages
      Working with Layers
    • Working with Graphics
      Placing a graphic
      Understanding graphic formats
      Fitting into Frames
      Managing Links and Embedded Images
    • Working with Text
      Text frames
      Adding text
      Threading text through frames
      Setting text frame properties
      Editing text
      Finding and changing text
      Checking Spelling
      Combining text and graphics
    • Adding Objects
      Creating shapes and lines
      Moving and Locking objects
      Changing size, proportions, or orientation
      Using the Pathfinder Tool
      Grouping commands
      Align and Distribute
      Create a Compound Path
    • Colour
      Colour modes and models
      About Process and Spot colours
      Working with Swatches
      Creating a custom colour
      Using Pantone colours
    • Effects
      Changing Opacity
      Using Blending Modes
      Adding extra Strokes & Fills
      Creating Object Styles
    • Setting Type
      Formatting Characters
      Formatting Paragraphs
      Controlling Hyphenation and Justification
      Using Character Styles
      Finding and changing text formatting
      Using Paragraph Styles
      Create a Table of Contents
    • Templates
      Create a basic template
      Save a Template
      Edit Template
    • Tables
      Adding a Table
      Formatting Tables
      Import a Table from Excel
    • Collating and Exporting
      Using Preflight
      Create a Book
      Export to PDF
      Packaging Files
    • Basic Interactivity
      Adding weblinks
      Adding links to other pages
      Interactive Page Curl

 

 

IT Training Solutions Ltd
Oakville, 14 Durham Road West, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AU
0191 377 8377
ittrainingsolutions.co.uk

Printed: 23 Mar 19

 

 

 

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